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Flagstaff Police Department

Flagstaff police say they’re continuing to investigate a tow truck crash nearly two weeks ago that left one cyclist dead and several others injured.

Tonto National Forest

Governor Doug Ducey has issued two emergency declarations in response to the Telegraph and Mescal fires burning in Pinal and Gila counties.

National Weather Service

The National Weather Service’s outlook on precipitation odds for the 2021 monsoon pretty much amounts to a three-way coin flip. 

  

National Park Service, Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Diminishing aquifers, drying rivers, and lingering droughts are the headlines in the West this year. Experts in science and policy say it’s urgent Arizonans plan for a future with much less water. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny spoke with John Fleck of the University of New Mexico’s Water Resources Program about how warnings about the Colorado River’s limits have been ringing out for more than a century.   

So let’s do some history first. When did hydrologists first start warning people that the Colorado River didn’t have as much water as they wanted it to have?

Prescott Police Department

Last week, animal control officers rescued more than 60 dogs from a home in Prescott after receiving complaints about noise and odor. Law enforcement officials say, to their knowledge, it’s the largest animal hoarding situation ever encountered in the city. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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